Product Size: 20 sachets
Movicol a laxative for the treatment of constipation in adults, adolescents and elderly. It is not recommended for children below 12 years of age. Movicol helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time. Movicol also works in very bad constipation called faecal impaction.
Dosage and directions for use:
Adults: 1 to 3 sachets daily in divided doses. For extended use, 1 or 2 sachets a day.
Elderly: 1 sachet a day initially. Adjust dose according to individual response.
Dissolve the contents of the sachet in 125 ml of water then drink it. See enclosed package insert. Discard any solution not used within 24 hours.
Each 13.8g sachet of powder contains: Macrogol (PEG) 3350 – 13.125g. Sodium chloride – 350.7 mg. Sodium bicarbonate – 178.5 mg. Potassium chloride – 46.6 mg.
On reconstitution in 125 ml of water, each sachet provides in 125 ml water: Sodium – 65 mmol/L. Chloride – 53 mmol/L. Bicarbonate – 17 mmol/L. Potassium – 5.4 mmol/L.
Also contains acesulfame K (E950), lemon and lime flavouring.
Warnings and precautions:
When taking Movicol you should continue to take plenty of fluids. The fluid content of Movicol should not replace your regular liquid intake.